Seaview spurred on after a strong start

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There were just two games in the William Hill Darts League this week as it was the turn of the Knockout Cup preliminaries.

Seaview Oak were at home to Liberal Lads, and it was one way traffic early on as the home side took the singles 5-1 with Tony Parkin (2x140), Mark Kirby​ (2x140) and new star signing Kristian Thein​ (125, 140) topping the scoring.

They then took two of the three doubles to run out 9-3 victors.

The other game saw WMC Aces take on Ex Service C.

The away team ran out comfortable 11-1 winners to progress to the next round.

The league fixtures begin on Friday and teams are reminded not to forget the all-important rule change concerning the bust rule.

Division Two teams are asked to note that the WMC Zombies are no longer in the league, and the entry fee has been returned to the WMC.

The Skegness Darts League are looking forward to some cracking exhibition evenings are looking on the horizon.

As well as November 20’s Curry with Caven event at the Welcome Inn, featuring Jamie Caven, December 13 will see Tony O’Shea board the Fun Bus.

The BDO ace will be travelling from pub to pub on the bus, taking part in exhibitions at all four venues.

He will star at the Seaview in Skegness​ at midday before boarding to trvel to thew Social Club at Wainfleet.

The Red Lion, Burgh, will be the next venue before finishing off at the Welcome Inn.

The day is priced at £10 and tickets are selling fast.

January 22 will see a first for the league as it welcomes two top lady players for an exhibition at the Liberal Club.

Golden Girl Trina Gulliver, who has won the Ladies’ World Title no less than 11 times, will appear alongside Lisa Ashton, the current World Champion.

Entry to this event is free.

This week the league has secured the services of world number one and World Masters champion Glen Durrant​ for presentation night in May.

With help from the Ex Service Club, this will become a repeat of last year’s Pro-Am event.

Players and dates are to be confirmed.